Psoriasis – Common Causes and Natural Solutions

Overview Plaque Psoriasis (Psoriasis Vulgaris) is the most common type of psoriasis, demonstrated in about 80% of psoriasis sufferers. Psoriasis vulgaris appears as dry, slightly raised, red patches, known as plaques, covered with a layer of silvery white scale. They may to start as small bumps that grow together and are typically found on the…

Toenail Fungus Treatment – Home Remedies That Work

Toenail fungus (Onychomycosis) is becoming very common throughout the world. Millions of people suffer from this fungus and thousands develop it each year. Toenails become infected with fungus in a variety of ways. Usually it is developed because of excess moisture around the toes. This explains why toenails get infected much more frequently than fingernails.…

Cockroach Allergy

Cockroach allergy problems can play a significant role in people with asthma. People with a sensitivity to cockroaches often develop a rash if one of these insects crawls over their skin. Direct contact with these insects is not generally the main problem. Cockroach infestations cause a high level of feces and body parts from dead…

Manage Irritability After Quitting Smoking

Whether you are still in the habit of smoking or have quit smoking entirely you still may experience urges, otherwise known as cravings, to smoke. If you are still in the habit, satisfying this urge to smoke is easy, all you have to do is smoke a cigarette. On the other hand, if you have…

What Causes Depression, Stress and Anxiety?

Depression, stress and anxiety causes are numerous, possibly more numerous than at any other time in the past. The mood disorders are sometimes described as modern illnesses. There have always been some cases of psychological disorders, but the widespread incidence of the mood disorders is a relatively new phenomena. Understanding the causes of the disorders…

Anxiety – Levels and Symptoms

Panic attacks, generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), and just plain anxiety. What’s the difference? Pretend each sits on a scale in terms of degree of difficulty, 1 being the least and 10 being the most difficult. Panic attacks may be perceived as a 10 with anxiety down by a 1. Let’s put GAD in the middle…

Insomnia

Studies show that insomnia affects approximately 75 million people in the United States. Insomnia can present itself in a couple of different ways; each may require a different medication. One symptom is a difficulty falling asleep but once asleep, the patient stays asleep. Another symptom is difficulty staying asleep, but an ease of getting to…

How Do Podiatrists Treat Ingrown Toenails?

Ingrown toenails, especially on big toes, are a common occurrence. You get one when the corner of a toenail grows into the soft flesh of your toe, resulting in pain, redness, swelling and even infection. Many people get them from not trimming their nails properly or wearing the wrong shoes. Repeated trauma and genetics can…

What Is the Sprained Knee Recovery Time Frame?

When one goes through a sprained knee, the recovery time for a person changes on any given number of circumstances. One of the most important criteria of recovery time for such an injury is how effectively the sprained knee has received treatment. By treatment we refer to the amount of time the knee was rested…

Bruise Help – Herbs That Help

Bruises are a painful injury involving bleeding under the skin. The discoloration and the pain can last a significant amount of time, depending on how much bleeding occurs. Many traumatic injuries, such as a badly broken bone, can cause an extensive amount. Large bruises like the aforementioned and an unusual number of them should be…

Exercising After Lumbar Spinal Fusion Surgery

Spinal fusion is a common form of back surgery that entails the fusion of two or more vertebrae to eliminate painful motion caused by degenerated discs or spondylolisthesis. People who are deciding whether to have the procedure or who have had it already often wonder what kind of physical activity they will be capable of…

What You Need To Know About Intestinal Biopsies

Failure to obtain biopsies during endoscopy misses important treatable intestinal conditions Thousands of people are undergoing endoscopic exams daily without having tissue samples obtained. Sadly, though their exams may visually appear normal, under the microscope there are often microscopic findings that explain the symptoms that will respond to directed therapy. The gut is lined with…

3 Secrets to Healing Your Sinus Problems

Tell chronic sinus problems good-by. You’ve had it with that vicious cycle of one antibiotic after another that only leaves your sinuses set up for another infection and more misery. Discover the hidden causes of sinusitis and you’re well on your way to overcoming those miserable sinus problems. Are you ready to break out of…